Apple Protects your heart, prevents constipation, blocks diarrhea, improves lung capacity and cushions joints.
Apricot Combats cancer, controls blood pressure, saves your eyesight , shields against Alzheimer’s and slows the aging process.
Artichoke Aids digestion, lowers cholesterol, protects your heart, stabilizes blood sugar and guards against liver disease.
Avocado Battles diabetes, lowers cholesterol, helps stop strokes, controls blood pressure and smoothes skin.
Banana Protects your heart, quiets a cough, strengthens bones, controls blood pressure and blocks diarrhea.
Bean Prevents constipation, helps hemorrhoids, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer and stabilizes blood sugar.
Beet Controls blood pressure, combats cancer, strengthens bones, protects your heart and aids weight loss.
Blueberry Combats cancer, protects your heart, stabilizes blood sugar, boosts memory and prevents constipation.
Broccoli Strengthens bones, saves eyesight, combats cancer, protects your heart and controls blood pressure.
Cabbage Combat cancer, prevents constipation, promotes weight loss, protects your heart, and helps hemorrhoids.
Cantaloupe Save eyesight, controls blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer and supports the immune system.
Carrots Saves eyesight, protects your heart, prevents constipation, combats cancer and promotes weight loss.
Cauliflower Protects against prostate cancer, combats breast cancer, strengthens bones, banishes bruises and guards against heart disease.
Cherry Protects your heart, combats cancer, ends insomnia, slows aging process and shields against Alzheimer’s
Chestnut Promotess weight loss, protects your heart, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer and controls blood pressure.
Chili pepper Aids digestion, soothes sore throat, clears sinuses, combats cancer and boosts immune system.
Fig Promotes weight loss, helps stop strokes, lowers cholesterol, combats cancer and controls blood pressure.
Fish Protect your heart, boosts memory, protects your heart, combats cancer and supports immune system.
Flax Aids digestion, battles diabetes, protects your heart, improves mental health and boosts the immune system.
Garlic Lowers cholesterol, controls blood pressure, combats cancer, kills bacteria and fights fungus.
Grapefruit Protects against heart attacks, promotes weight loss, helps stop strokes, combats prostate cancer, lowers cholesterol.
Grape Saves eyesight, conquers kidney stones, combats cancer, enhances blood flow and protects your heart.
Green tea Combats cancer, protects your heart, helps stop strokes, promotes weight loss and kills bacteria.
Honey Heals wounds, aids digestion, guards against ulcers, increases energy and fights allergies.
Lemon/Lime Combats cancer, protects your heart, controls blood pressure, smoothes skin and stops scurvy.
Mango Combats cancer, boosts memory, regulates thyroid, aids digestion, shields against Alzheimer’s.
Mushroom Controls blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, kills bacteria, combats cancer and strengthens bones.
Oats Lowers cholesterol, combat cancer, battles diabetes, prevents constipation, and smoothes skin.
Olive oil Protects your heart, promotes weight loss, combats cancer, battles diabetes and smoothes skin.
Onion Reduces the risk of heart attack, combats cancer, kills bacteria, lowers cholesterol and fights fungus.
Orange Supports immune systems, combats cancer, protects your heart, straightens respiration
Peach Prevents constipation, combats cancer, helps stop strokes, aids digestion, helps hemorrhoids.
Peanuts Protect against heart disease, promotes weight loss, combats prostate cancer, lowers cholesterol but aggravates diverticulitis..
Pineapple Strengthens bones, relieves colds, aids digestion, dissolves warts, blocks diarrhea.
Prune Slows aging process, prevents constipation, boosts memory, lowers cholesterol and protects against heart disease.
Rice Protects your heart, battles diabetes, conquers kidney stones, combats cancer and helps stop strokes.
Strawberry Combat cancer, protects your heart, boosts memory, calms stress.
Sweet potato Saves your eyesight, lifts mood, combats cancer, strengthens bones
Tomato Protects prostate, combats cancer, lowers cholesterol, protects your heart.
Walnuts Lowe cholesterol, combats cancer, boosts memory, lifts mood, protects against heart disease.
Water Promotes weight loss, combats cancer, conquers kidney stones, smoothes skin
Watermelon Protects prostate, promotes weight loss, lowers cholesterol, helps stop strokes, controls blood pressure.
Wheat germ Combats colon cancer, prevents constipation, lowers cholesterol, helps stop strokes and improves digestion.
Yogurt Guards against ulcers, strengthens bones, lowers cholesterol, supports immune systems, aids digestion.

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Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer-prize winning, multimedia and entrepreneurial journalist. In 1999, he left the New York Times to launch the Haitian Times, a New York-based English-language publication serving the Haitian Diaspora. He is also the co-founder of the City University Graduate School of Journalism‘s Center for Community and Ethnic Media and a senior producer at CUNY TV.

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